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Beads

48 thick, heavy, ring beads of bright blue glass, varying slightly in size and shape, some double.

Provenance

From Semna, under Taharqa Temple, Room W bb. 1928: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1265

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads